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1/30/2018

Alabama North Opens at Lake Guntersville

ATHENS, Ala. – The Alabama North Division of the Open Series will hold its season opener on February 3, 2018, on Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, AL.

Casey Martin won the opening event last year(02/11/2017) with a five-fish limit that locked in the scales at 21.00 pounds.  Casey took home  $6300 check for the boater division victory.  Jeffery Sanford of Decatur, AL took the victory for the co-anglers with a three-fish limit that went to the scales for 12.28 pounds. Jeffery took home $2420 for the victory in the co-angler division.

The competitors will launch at Goose Pond located in Scottsboro, AL. Anglers may begin fishing at 7:00 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. CST. Registration begins at 4 p.m. at the tournament trailer at Goose Pond, 417 Ed Hembree Drive, Scottsboro, AL. To register for this tournament, click here

To enter, anglers fishing the Boater Division pay $200 with co-anglers paying $100. First place is guaranteed a minimum $5,000 first place for boaters. To learn more about the payout visit http://www.abaopenseries.com/payout.php 

Anglers fishing the Boater Division may weigh in up to five bass, each at least 15 inches long. Co-anglers may weigh in up to three bass. 

In addition to cash and prizes for top finishers, boater and co-angler competitors fishing this tournament and Open Series events throughout the season may also win contingency bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, MotorGuide, T-H Marine, and ABU Garcia. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.

Event Information:
Host Hotel 
Comfort Inn & Suites 25775
John T. Reid Parkway Scottsboro, AL 35768
256-259-8700
www.comfortinn.com

Registration:

Tournament Trailer located at Goose Pond
417 Ed Hembree Drive
Scottsboro, AL 35768
Registration:
February 2, 2018
4:00-6:30 PM
Meeting: 7:00 PM

Additional Informaton: 
Blast Off:
DAY 1 : 7:00 AM CT
The Bait, Tackle, and Grill at Goose Pond
417 Ed Hembree Dr.
Scottsboro, AL 35769
Weigh In:
DAY 1 : 3:00 PM CT
The Bait, Tackle, and Grill at Goose Pond
417 Ed Hembree Dr.
Scottsboro, AL 35769

Host Dealers: 
Triton Dealer
Duckett Marine LLC
3780 Brashers Chapel Rd
Guntersville, AL 35976
256-660-5400
256-582-3666
Email: boyd@duckettfishing.com, kevin@duckettmarine.com
www.duckettfishing.com

Tournament Manager: Kelli Woods 256-230-5633
Email: kelli@americanbassanglers.com


For Alabama fishing license information go to http://www.outdooralabama.com/freshwater-fishing-license

For more information on this tournament, call Kelli Woods, tournament manager, at 256-230-5633 or ABA at 256-232-0406. Online see  http://www.abaopenseries.com/ .

American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and the American Fishing Tour, the Open Series, the Triton 100% Plus Team Tour, or the American Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Hydrowave, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Garmin, Maui Jim, Power Pole, and GEICO.  American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or visit AmericanBassAnglers.com.
 

 

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American Fishing Tour Upcoming Events (2018 Season)

 

       
New York North 8/25/2018 Oneida
Illinois North 8/25/2018 Mississippi River Pool 12
Louisiana Central 8/25/2018 Cross
Ohio-Central 8/25/2018 Delaware Reservoir
Arkansas River 8/25/2018 Maumelle Pool
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 8/25/2018 Smith Mountain
South Louisiana 8/25/2018 Pearl River
Oklahoma North 8/25/2018 TBD
New Hampshire 8/25/2018 Ossipee/Conway
New York North 8/26/2018 Fairhaven
Virginia 9/08/2018 Chickahominy River
Kansas South 9/08/2018 TBA
New Mexico 9/15/2018 Ute
Maryland 9/15/2018 Potomac
South Louisiana 9/15/2018 Blind River
Minnesota 9/15/2018 White Bear/Big Marine
New York North 9/15/2018 Black Lake
New Mexico 9/16/2018 Ute
Massachusetts - New England 9/16/2018 Wequaquet Lake-Centerville
Lynchburg / Roanoke VA 9/22/2018 Smith Mountain
South Louisiana 10/06/2018 Pearl River
Massachusetts - New England 10/14/2018 Long Pond-Harwich

Plus Team Tour 2018 Schedule

Tennessee/Kentucky

     
9/23/2018 Kentucky

 

 

 

 

American Couples Series

     
Oklahoma 9/8/2018 Hudson

 

Open Series 2018 Upcoming Events

       
Kentucky 8/25/2018 Kentucky Lake
Area 3 Championship 9/08/2018 Eufaula
East Texas 9/08/2018 Toledo Bend
South East Texas 9/15/2018 Sam Rayburn
Area 8 Championship 9/22/2018 Kerr
Area 9 Championship 9/29/2018 Chautauqua
Area 5 Championship 9/29/2018 Kissimmee Chain
Area 7 Championship 10/06/2018 Lake Texoma
Area 1 Championship 10/06/2018 Pickwick
Area 4 Championship 10/06/2018 Norman
Area 2 Championship 10/13/2018 Kentucky Lake
Area 6 Championship 10/20/2018 Toledo Bend